Viruses, viruses everywhere

Thursday, 1 July 2004, 1:02 AM EST

What a mess we're in now. I never thought I would pine for the good old days in computing when me and my buddies Jim and Mark would take turns typing in the peeks and pokes in endless listings from "RUN" magazine to make my Commodore 64 actually do something.

I didn't have to worry about viruses, Trojans, spyware or spam. Instead, I was focused on getting my cassette tape drive (what we had before disk drives) to load a program in less than 30 minutes.

By James Derk at Scripps Howard News Service

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